Nov. 25, 2008
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State volleyball looks to continue its six-match winning streak as it closes out the regular season against Miami inside Tully Gym at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. The Seminoles are coming off a pair of road sweeps over NC State and current top ACC opponent North Carolina last weekend. The Noles, who were projected to finish tied for fifth in the conference pre-season poll, could finish in second with a win over the Hurricanes. A victory could also earn them a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2002 season.
The match will be available on ACC Select by visiting accselect.com and live stats can be found by logging onto seminoles.com and clicking on the schedule link from the volleyball main page.
Florida State (21-8, 13-6 ACC) vs. Miami (25-6, 13-6 ACC)
Wednesday, November 26 at 2:00 pm
Series Record: Florida State leads, 21-18-1
In Tallahassee: 5-4
In Coral Gables: 3-4
Seminoles’ Current Streak: Lost 1
Coach Poole’s Record: 0-1
Last Meeting: Sept. 19, 2008 in Coral Gables, Fla., Seminoles lost (3-1)
– Florida State was projected to finish tied for fifth with Virginia in the pre-season ACC pool, but enter the final match tied for second with Miami and Clemson.
– The Seminoles hold a slight 5-4 advantage over the Hurricanes when playing on their home court at Tully Gym.
– Last season, Florida State swept the two-match series against Miami with a 3-0 win at home and a 3-1 road win.
– As the season comes to a close, the Noles have won 10 of their last 11 contests including big victories over Clemson, Georgia Tech and North Carolina.